2015 Predictions: How Did the Christian Psychics Do?

Every year, tabloid magazines give psychics’ predictions for that year. And every year, those predictions succeed no better than chance. Evangelical Christian pundits are eager for the end times, but their predictions are just as bad. [Read more…]

Hey, GOP Candidates! Want to Reject Science Without Looking Like a Troglodyte?

That pesky scientific consensus gets in the way so often that conservatives often prefer to pick their own consensus. Here’s another attempt at justifying this. [Read more…]

Atheists: What Would It Take to Change YOUR Mind?

Listen up, atheists! What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. We’ve asked Christians what it would take them to change their minds. Now: what would it take for you to change YOURS? [Read more…]

Dating the Gospels: Harder than You Might Think (2 of 2)

We’ve looked at conservative Christians’ early dating of the gospels. Now let’s consider scholars’ consensus opinion. [Read more…]

Dating the Gospels: Harder than You Might Think

Different groups of Bible fans use different dates for the writing of the gospels. Consider conservative Christians’ early dating of the gospels to see if the reasoning holds up. [Read more…]

Christians: Can ANYTHING Change Your Mind?

How impervious is Christianity to contrary evidence? Does it blunder on in spite of clear evidence that its claims are false? Or are Christians eager to follow the evidence where it leads? [Read more…]

Religions Continue to Diverge—What Does that Tell Us?

Christianity has tens of thousands of denominations and unaffiliated congregations and counting. The grounds are fertile outside of Christianity as well, and new religions are continually springing up. What does this diversity say about the truth of religion? [Read more…]

’Tis the Season!

It’s Christmas time! Here are a few Christmas-themed posts from the vault. [Read more…]

Christian Apologists Find No Meaning in Life

A Christmas movie shows that Christian apologists’ gnashing of teeth is empty blather. [Read more…]

Christianity, the Ultimate Unfalsifiable Hypothesis

A hypothesis should be testable, especially one as important as “God exists.” How honestly do Christians follow the evidence? And have they made their hypothesis unfalsifiable, out of reach of any contradicting evidence? [Read more…]